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their stake in the energy business. energy was once a popular investment on wall street. in 2008, big banks were so involved in the market that banks powered an estimated 2 out of every 5 residential customers. however, lower prices and more regulation following the enron collapse are causing firms to take a step back from the business. recently, federal regulators banned jpmorgan chase from selling electricity for 6 months. it's part of an investigation that the bank manipulated energy prices in some parts of the u.s. the holiday parties are winding down on wall street. several financial firms in new york called off holiday events or scaled back. report say morgan stanely and credit suisse did not sponsor parties. citigroup, deutche bank, barclays and the investment banking unit of bank of america left it up to individual departments to pay out of their own accounts. back in the day, as in before the financial crisis, wall street firms rented out nightclubs and steakhouses in midtown for holiday celebrations. the u.s. government is calling in the national academy of sciences for yet anothe
wins the clash of the titans over. >> a good looking doe. >> how do they have enough energy to get it on. >> never too tired, nerve. >> bad day for boaters. easy to say why. a huge boat fire on lake lyndon on the south island of new zealand. lots of black smoke. lots of flames. the captain tried to start this thing after it died in the middle of the lake and he bailed because you can see a fire started and there's two big gas containers on board. it's toast at this point. but wait. somebody is coming to the rescue. >> what are you doing? >> no! no! >> this speed boat comes by and launches a ton of water. does that quick turn. basically i sends a wave over this thing. boat ends up doing four passes in all. keep watching. it's working. that's the second pass there. you see less and less smoke. no more black smoke. you don't see the flames anymore. here he comes again for the third pass. superboater, you know? he should be wearing a cape. eventually they come by for the fourth pass, by the end of the video, there is still some smoke but considerably better from where the video began.
's splitting losing its shear, losing some of its energy. now, disregard this 59 in livermore. the thermometer went bad about 6:00 this morning. but 40s everywhere else. i've seen not far away about 45. 46 antioch, 48 fairfield. they were down to 29 this morning, so was napa and santa rosa. a lot of 30s. right at 50 or upper 40s. 6 below in tahoe. now a balmy 29. 42 in ukiah. it was 28 this morning. a lot of 20s including clearlake. i doubt there's any shower activity up in the northern part of the state. but that's really the extent it because most of this is heading down to southern california. in fact, we'll get some clouds but overall, the clouds will be sliding south. as it goes south and splits it takes away some of its energy. still kind of chilly, below average temperatures. cloud cover will be in later. sunny here, a little bit of increasing clouds. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. not much of a breeze. still chilly temperatures with upper 40s and very low 50s. a little warmer by the bay. not a lot. just a little bit. it does look like the pattern is changing. we had a very active novembe
coming in we'll split. that will take some of the energy away. we'll get some high clouds out of it. 30s and 40s. a lot of 30s here. five below up in tahoe. 36 sacramento. 28 up in ukiah. 29 eureka. that is cold air all over the place. expect for the higher clouds this system more active toward southern california. this system coming in and splitting. clouds sliding south. cold lows. chilly high temps. upper 40s very low 50s. a little breeze out toward the valley. nothing too outrageous. so cold morning. breezy in the valley. maybe some of the higher elevations as well. upper 40s or very low 50s. again close to the bay or also by the coast. and even temperatures starting off 30s and 40s tonight a little cold. mostly clear. partly cloudy. temperatures really dropping past. bundle up. the extended outlook not much going on here. there will be increasing clouds and maybe a system visiting us by the weekend. i think it will split and go south. >>> time now 5:10. another scathing report on the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the policy changes for the state department recommended by th
to good use, eventually turning them into renewable energy. this is the demonstration just about an hour ago here outside city hall as workers put a couple dozen trees in to the chipper. crews from the recycling contractor will begin collecting people's old trees starting next week. workers expect in the end to recycle more than 500-tons of trees. the manager said all of those wood chips can be burned. the heat turns the generator and creates power. when you put your old tree out on the curb for pick up make sure to take everything off it. >> if the lights and ornaments still on it we can't put it in the chipper, it'll contaminate the load, ruin the product. if it's not stripped of all those things that will go into the trash and to the landfill. we don't want that. >> reporter: if you live in san francisco, you can pit your tree out on the curb starting next wednesday, january 2nd, put it out onto normal collection day next to the trash bin and the folks will come by and grab it. the program will go for two weeks and there is no charge. >> tornados in the south and snow in the midwes
will come by. you split a system you take a lot of the energy out of it. pretty active pattern. our low came by friday into saturday was pretty active down in southern california. it looks like that will be the pattern. the little lows will dip toward southern california. mostly sunny. a cold morning. breezy out in the valley or some of the higher elevations. upper 40s and low 50s. there will be an increase in high clouds. a little system will drop down tuesday. won't do much. it will keep us on the chilly side. it looks dry wednesday, thursday all the way into friday. maybe this system clipping us. i don't think much in the way of rain. >>> it will be one of the busiest days of the year for many bay area good will stores. doors open at 7:00 for the event at san francisco's mission street location. former mayor willie brown is kicking off the donating ton by giving away 90 items. >>> the rose parade doesn't start for hours but many people are getting ready to claim their spots. pasadena police doesn't allow anyone to start claiming a spot until noon today. they must remain in place until the
be systems coming in. you can see it splitting. when that happens you take a lot of energy away. it was 28 at santa rosa. now 30. disregard that 50 at livermore. it's about 32-59. 40s for some. a lot of 30s. san rafael 33. five below up in tahoe. 28 ukiah. 28 up in middletown. now there is a little bit of rain activity. could develop up toward the north coast. when the systems split it takes a lot of the energy out. this is heading right there. already heading forward southern california. we get a lot of cloud cover out of it. clouds sliding south. cold to chilly temps today. and highs upper 40s to screw up, very low 50s. sun and clouds. a cold, colds morning. chilly temps on the high temps as well. a little breeze for some. not too bad. 40s and low 50s. especially inland. warmest temps will be by the bay. if you are heading out tonight bundle up. partly cloudy or closer to the coast. it will be a chilly night. about the same on tuesday. quiet wednesday and thursday. there will if a system approaching toward the end of the week. i think it will fall apart. dave. >>> we are live in san jose
in the world, best restaurant in the world. >> just wonderful people. will miss their energy. >> no cheese, just beans and rice. >> reporter: this mom remembers how tony memorized her kids' orders. >> he would have it all i hit the cash register. >> reporter: how did it succeed for all these years? >> we are hard working people. we care. we care about people. that's the way it is. >> reporter: tony has no plans to reopen, a relocation is so expensive so for now we'll take a break, much deserved. we're live in kentfield. >>> some people in the bay area today are marking the start of the 7-day sell brag of kwanzaa, an african american tradition dating back to the 1960s. a fee festival was held -- free festival was held this sausalito today. as many as 1500 visitors were expected to attend the 15th annual kwaunza kickoff celebration. >> kwanzaa is a celebration of building community. there are seven days and each one of the days represents some aspect of building community throughout the year. >> kwanzaa is a non-religious, non-political celebration of african american culture and heritage
in the hospital for a while for complications related to bronchitis. >> aide few low energy days and things started to snowball from there. >> mr. bush is now on a liquids own diet. his children have all been frequent visitors at the hospital. >>> they are making their way back to washington d.c. for fiscal negotiations. carla campbell has more on the deadline. >> reporter: timtim geithner says has of now they will reach their debt ceiling on monday and they have to make an accounting move so they will not hit the ceiling. they are warning he will have to take extraordinary measures, including once that affect retirement accounts. there have been fiscal negotiations but there has been no movement. today there could be and the president gets back from hawaii and we are expecting an earful from the senate when they get back to work in less than two hours. channel 2 news. >>> well a worker has died from a construction accident. the tragic incident happened at 40 edge hill way at twin peeks. the man's identity has not been released. >>> it must pass more scrutiny before it can return online. it
good but run in. we'll get higher clouds another of it tomorrow. part of the energy goes down to southern california. first couple weeks in january look quiet to me. high pressure will give us sunshine. a lighter breeze. although that could be a little bit more of a southerly breeze in advance of that system coming in. that might help a little bit. but still it's cold out there. lighter breeze and temperatures they will recover a little bit here. some low mid 50s. i think the warmest temps will be peninsula and the south bay. 51 antioch to 54 berkeley. but 57 san jose downtown. 56 santa cruz. 55 tara toga. 56 redwood city. mountain view at 56. a little warmer that south wind. high clouds on thursday. no biggy. weekend looks partly sunny to partly cloudy. >>> all the major european markets are up this morning. investors are reacting to the u.s. budget deal most asian market that are open after the new years holiday are also encouraged. hong kong closed with nearly 3% gain. australia and taiwan were also 1% on the news. it's also looking good for our markets. this is how the mar
for acquiring clean, renewable energy to meet state mandates. natural gas prices will also go up 2% next monte to help pay for making pipelines safer but the gas increase will follow a temporary 6% drop in gas rates this month. >>> some san francisco workers can expect more money in their paycheck. the minimum wage is now $10.55 an hour in san francisco, 31 cents higher than last year. 10 years ago voters tied the wage to the regional rate of inflation. since then it has increased every year except 2004. san francisco now has the nation's highest minimum wage. santa fe, new mexico is number two. >>> the stanford cardinal football team is celebrating after their roseville win over the wisconsin badgers. it was a close game but it just ended. wisconsin lost 20-14. stanford wins. they are the new rose bowl champs. obviously a lot of fans are in a frenzy tonight, particularly in the palo alto area. ann rub bin has been watching the game with them this afternoon. she is here now. they must be pretty happy, especially because a lot of folks never thought the team would get this far after losing andr
. >> wonderful people. i will miss the energy. their love. >> cruz says the doors will close after this saturday. he says he has no plans to reopen, adding relocating is just too expensive. >>> one east bay city known for being one of the most dangerous in the country is seeing what could be the start of a turn around. we find out what could be making the difference. >> a political band with thousands of children caught in the middle. the law expected to be signed that will ban americans from adopting children in one country. >> get ktvu news to go. click on the live icon, and you can watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. >>> we have new video in eastern contra costa county, where there is a gas leak tonight. the leak was reported earlier this evening, in front of a home in the 600 block of allbrook court in brentwood. that home and two others have been evacuated as a precaution. crews determined the leak is from and underground vault. >>> a bay area city with a reputation for violent crime is seeing a dramatic turn around. new at 10:00, the number of homicides in richmond has d
see it looks good. the last few frame what is happens this energy goes north. this low will go right here. we don't get anything out of that. it's a dry pattern for awhile. maybe for a week or two. that's the way it's looking to me. sunshine light breeze. a little warmer. things could change this time of year. there is nothing that says rain, rain, rain. there is a lot of cold out there. cold this morning. upper 40s, 50s maybe for a few in the higher elevations. a lot of 50s. 53, 54 to 55. toward the santa clara valley it will be a little warmer. tough out toward the inland valleys. san jose 57. santa clara 57. 250z on the pins -- 50s on the peninsula. we do have higher clouds tomorrow. no big deal. friday looks good. weekend looks all right. partly sunny and partly cloudy. >>> millions of dollars worth of electronics stolen from an apple store in france. the diversion that thieves took advantage of to pull off that hype. >>> how these id cards will be different. >>> investigators in france stole more than a million dollars worth of merchandise from apple store in paris. suspects wer
& e says e lek -- electric rates are going up. that will help cover costs of clean renewable energy mandated by the state. meantime gas bills should be going down about 5.3% this month but pg & e says next month they will bounce back about 2% to help cover pipeline improvement expenses. >>> coming up, burglars target a school in the north bay. >> and it's a school that fills a special need. we'll show you the heights the burglar went to and what he got away with. >>> also, a terrifying scene in sacramento as two people are killed in a crowded bar. tonight why a friend of the 22- year-old suspect is so surprised about what happened. >>> a small school for special needs students in the north bay has suffered a big loss after it was burglarized over the holiday break. ktvu's debora villalon is in san jose with how new horizons is looking to come back. >> this window was open and everything was unhooked. >> reporter: this is how the burglar left, with computers and crash. >> things were all open like they had been looking in through the cubert. new horizon serves 20 teenagers with disab
community launching a rocket that skirted japan's territory. there is also japan's energy policy with him suggesting nuclear power will stay on the table despite ongoing troubles. >> new, a major blow to the syria government. the general of the military police appeared on television last night and announced he was defecting and joining the rebels. while dozens have left since the crisis started he is one of the highest ranging to abandon the government. >>> the taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing outside a united states base in eastern afghanistan. officials say a car bomb went off at the gates of camp chapman. the blast killed a security guard and two delivery truck drivers. officials say the base has been targeted by attacks in the past. >>> egypt has a new constitution. the president signed the constitution into law more than ten million voted to support it. more than two thirds didn't participate in the vote. critics say it passed to fast. human rights watch said it protects some rights and undermines others. >> the president of russia could decide if americans
. some rain is trying to get its act together, especially in the north so far i think the rain energy is back behind us t. is the cloud rain forecast. sometimes the models don't handle these systems very well but we're okay and by this evening we'll start to cloud up, there it is some of the rain starting to spin up late tonight into early saturday. heading into tahoe which is mainly cloud. clouded up today and sunday. it will be warmer due to the cloud cover but not much. but monday clear and mostly sunny, but lows back near 0 like today. rain along the coast to the north but not until later on. upper 50s, low 50s so it's a chilly morning out there. no doubt about it. bundle up, we won't be very warm today. clouds will continue to be with us into saturday and some of the rain should be out of here saturday morning. cold and breezy on sunday. a fast moving system maybe on monday, but then mostly sunny and rather brisk on tuesday. >> all right. 7:39, a rare tornado touchdown in watsonville during last weekend's storm. the national weather service confirmed that the twister formed over
last month. >> he just started to have a few low energy days and things kind of snowball from there. >> he has a high fever and is now on a liquids only diet. his wife and sons have all been frequent visitors. >> the east coast is being hit with more powerful storms. airlines have cancelled hundreds of flights because of the storm, heavy snow has been falling in pennsylvania. upstate new york. thousands of holiday travelers stranded across the country. >> you can't change it so you take it for what it is. make the best of a bad situation. >> in the bay area dozens of flights to the east coast were grounded. airports have had delays because of the rain here and there is more rain expected in the bay area on friday so the local flight delays could continue through the new year. >> a new york city hospital set to officially reopen today two months after it was forced to close down because of sandy. 300 patient has to be evacuated from nyu at the time of the storm. the hospital received $150 million in federal aid and repairs. some outpatient services have already been back in oper
is already taking place to the north. the next system will split and move its energy. that's what's been happening with a lot of these systems. partly cloudy in the morning, mostly sunny, partly cloudy later on today. but a cool, breezy day. i will take those few showers out unless you are watching towards beautiful monterey. that's about it. 50s on the temperatures. low to mid-50s for everyone. the coolest temperatures will be inland. you add that north breeze and that can cut right through you. maybe not bad in the sun. but any shade or breeze, you will definitely notice it. temperatures stay on the cool side. very cool on wednesday. a little system off to the west will give us higher clouds thursday. it's out of here on friday. weekend looks dry and warmer. warmer? what? a little bit, yeah. >>> 7:06. we will told you about the new year's eve violence in san francisco last night. police in sacramento are investigating a deadly shooting near a fireworks show. our reporter mike lori tells us two people were killed three others were hurt. what happened out there, mike? >> reporter: well,
you they are dying on the vine. you can see most of the energy is going up here. and then it will go down to southern california and it ends up being very week. 20s, 30s, a little breeze. napa, 38. in town it was 27. 30s, low, concord was in the 20s. livermore is 28. fairfield was in the 20s. santa rosa, there were a lot of 0s near san jose as well. upper 20s. 30s now. some of the coldest readings, boulder creek, 25. cordelia, 25. palo alto, 28s and 29s earlier. saratoga, 29 as well. it's cold. freeze frost advisory for another 20 minutes or so until 9:00. but we'll start to bounce off those very cold temperatures very soon. 1 degree in tahoe. i think it was 9 below in truckee. 9 below. ukiah, 27. sacramento, 29. redding 26. there's some cold air around. you can see our system it has no place to go except north or south and not over us. the pattern looks like it won't do anything in the way of rain. the cloud/rain forecast brings the system in and kills us. maybe up towards cretent city. sunshine, a lot -- crescent city. sunshine, a light breeze. temperatures will come up a few degre
from store shelves in the next year. a federal law requires lightbulbs to be more energy efficient. the bulbs use 75% less energy and have a longer shelf life. >> one of the things that is night about the bulbs that are more energy efficient in many ways they are more versatile and can use them in in more fixtures. >> led lights will cost twice as much. >>> while most of the country reported disappointing holiday sales, a new report says bay area sales were strong. according to the mercury news several retailers across the bay area says sales were up this holiday season but nation- wide it was a different story. the numbers show this was the weakest holiday sales season since 2008 when a country was in the middle of the recesslast sunday drivers in san francisco can park for free so enjoy it. starting next week all city meters will be enforced from noon until 6:00 p.m. on sunday. the city says paid parking is necessary because commercial districts are just as busy on sundays as they are on saturdays. meters in tourist areas already charge seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. until 11:0
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